Cascade Lakes is a Premium template. Here is some helpful information pertaining to the template:
|Control panel version||3|
|Slideshow in gallery||YES|
You will find the ability to change about seven(7) colors from the Colors section.
|Color Name||Color Description|
|Title Color:||this controls the color of the logo text if no logo file is specified|
|Text Color:||this controls the color of the page and contact page text, and the background of the send button on the contact form|
|Body Color:||this controls the color background of the site (around the frame). This color will be covered up if a texture is used.|
|Secondary Color:||this controls the color of the load bar and the backgrounds of the gallery sub menu and the audio player|
|Border Color:||this controls the border color.|
|Page Background Color:||this controls the color of the rectangle that sits behind the pages|
|Custom Color 1:||this controls the color of the main and sub menus, icons, gallery buttons, sub page links, page links, audio controls,scroll bars and copyright|
|Custom Color 2:||this controls the color on mouse over color of the main and sub menus, icons, slideshow toggle, sub page links, page links, scroll bars and audio controls|
|Custom Color 3:||this controls the color of the contact form field backgrounds and the color of the ‘send’ text|
Under Site Settings > Intro/Texture upload images for the intro or background image that appears when your site opens. Press the upload new file button under Background/Intro and select a new image to upload. Intro images should be optimized and sized according to the template image specifications. Drag and drop the images to reorder them. Press the delete button on the right to delete an image.
To make a page link redirect to some other page (ie. http://google.com) Put the following as the first and only text in the page text: REDIRECT:http://google.com
Just add a page in the pages section titled contact and the contact form will show up on the site. you can also assign an image to this page by selected one from the drop down when editing the contact page.
Upload an image for the background texture under Site Settings > Intro/Texture. Press the upload new file button under Texture and select a new image to upload. Texture images should be sized to a minimum of 1400 x 1050 pixels. To remove the texture press the delete button to the right of the image.
***Textures are an easy way to set your site apart and give it depth. We have an incredible set of texture packs to choose from created directly by our developers for you HERE.
Music is uploaded into the music area under Site Settings. The jukebox will read ID3 tags from MP3 files. Depending on what music player you use, you may have to “Convert ID3 Tags…” before they are uploaded to your site. Otherwise the jukebox will not be able to read the song/artist information.
To display the availability calendar, create a page called ‘calendar’ under the Pages tab. Manage the calendar’s page settings from the edit page option in the pages tab. To manage the calendar dates and content, go to the Calendar tab. Enter your calendar’s title and description, and press the submit button to save this information. Press the calendar boxes to select or deselect a day.
Cascade Lakes has the ability to fill the viewing area of a visitor by pressing the full screen button. To show the full screen button, enter a value of ‘true’ in the ‘Allow fullscreen button’ field under Site Settings > Template Settings.To hide the full screen button, enter a value of ‘false’ in the ‘Allow fullscreen button’ field under Site Settings > Template Settings.
You can adjust the speed of the slide show under Site Settings > Template Settings. Enter the desired amount in seconds to the Slideshow speed field.
You can specify the name used on the portfolio menu item. Under Site Settings > Template Settings enter the desired name you want to use in the Portfolio page title field. Then in the Pages tab creat a page with the same name.
You can specify the name used on the contact menu item. Under Site Settings > Template Settings enter the desired name you want to use in the Contact page title field.
You can enable the raised corners feature on cascade by typing ‘yes’, ‘true’, or ‘on’ in the Raised corner field under Site Settings > Template Settings.
You can enable and disable titles on pages. Under Site Settings > Template Settings > Show page titles enter ‘yes’ if you want page titles to appear, or ‘no’ if you do not want page titles to appear.
To create a caption for an image click on the desired image under Images > Image Bank**. In the caption field enter a few sentences to describe the image. When the image shows up in a gallery on your site, the caption icon will appear. Click on the caption icon to show the caption for that image. Click the caption icon again to hide the caption.
** You may need to wait for the entire image bank page to load before you can enter a caption.
Font Modifiers allow you to increase or decrease the size of the text from its default size (set at 0) for your Site Title, Navigation, and Pages. This is most helpful when selecting fonts that render at small sizes.
A good place to start is around 400 width by 100 height in pixels. If you need the logo bigger/smaller, just resize the logo in your image editing program and then re-upload into the admin.
Need to re-brand your logo? We have a great logo design team that can help you make that impact in your business. Check out our logo services HERE and take it to the next level.